Indoor Activities in Richmond, BC
Spend some quality time in the great indoors.
As beautiful as Richmond is, sometimes it rains here. And when it does, don’t fret! You may discover something you really like. That’s because there’s lots of year-round fun to be had indoors in Richmond.
It’s hard not to want to experience the triumph and glory of competing in the Olympics. Richmond offers that at the Olympic Experience at the Richmond Olympic Oval, where the games come to life on hyper-realistic simulators. You can also drop in for fitness classes, work out, play basketball, and even go ice skating.
Museums & History
You’ll feel like an anthropologist after spending the day exploring Richmond’s museums and National Historic Sites. Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site lets kids and adults learn all about Richmond’s maritime history in a fun, hands-on way, and the Richmond Cultural Centre houses the free-to-see (though donations are welcome) Richmond Museum and Richmond Art Gallery.
Escape rooms like EXIT Canada are a popular local pastime, and for good reason. Richmond’s escape rooms put your mind, nerves, and teamwork to the test in themed rooms full of puzzles to solve. The difficulty levels vary, from beginner to intermediate to expert. Solve the puzzles, get out in time, and you win. Too slow? You can always try again. And trust us, after you try it a few times, you’ll be hooked.
Richmond is a very active city, owing to its many all-ages sports and activity facilities. You’ll want to check out Watermania, a humongous waterpark featuring an indoor pool with slides, a wave pool, whirlpools, and diving boards. All ages can try something new at Apex Adventure Plex, like their trampoline park or bubble soccer. 6Pack Indoor Beach offers indoor beach volleyball and archery tag with foam-tipped arrows, great for kids and adults alike. The Richmond Curling Club is open for visitors, allowing you to try a sport older than Canada itself, and if you have a need for speed, the city has three different go-karting experiences.